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You can use your Ring doorbell to create some frightful fun this Halloween

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With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to get ready for the scariest holiday of them all. Whether you do simple decorations or go all …

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16 investments to reconsider if you’re retired

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Investors nearing retirement have different needs than investors with many years remaining in the workforce. Retiring means losing the regular paycheck from work, and as a …

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Riveting iconic landmarks in all 50 states

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Whether you are looking to explore history, culture, music, sports, nature or art, our large country has landmarks as diverse as America’s 50 states.   Searching for …

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When should you pay in cash?

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It may seem old school to whip cash out of your wallet to pay for your purchases. But there are times when good-old greenbacks can actually …

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Colleges that offer free tuition

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  Tuition-free college sounds like a fantasy. But at some colleges and universities, it is possible for students to qualify to attend without paying tuition costs. Not …

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How to avoid bringing home bed bugs from your next trip

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After every vacation, you’ll probably wish you could bring the sun, pristine beaches (if that’s where you went) and good times back home with you. If you’re …

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From Ava to Zion: The most popular baby names in every state

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Even before people decide they want to become parents, many have a secret list of potential baby names tucked away in the back of their mind. …

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Healthy comfort dishes for your fall table

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Casseroles are amazing — that’s all there is to it. They feel like a giant bear hug on a cold day, making them the ultimate comfort …

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54 ways almost anyone can cut their expenses

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Are your finances out of control? Are you spending much more than you make?  If so, you might be wondering how you can drastically cut your …

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15 haunted hikes perfect for Halloween

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When you’ve had your fill of haunted houses and scary movies, a long walk on a creepy outdoor trail can be the best activity to raise your goosebumps. …

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How to get out of student loan debt: 6 options

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Dealing with a substantial debt burden can be overwhelming. As you repay your debt, wondering the best way to get out of student loan debt is …

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Pros and cons of refinancing a car

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  When it comes to thinking about refinancing, you likely think about your mortgage. What may not typically spring to mind for many people is refinancing …

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This dad’s fake photos are adorable & a bit frightening

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Kenny Deuss of Antwerp, Belgium, is a regular guy. He takes regular photos of his kids, uses Photoshop to create images of said kids in questionable …

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This amazing effort to clean up the ocean actually worked!

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Between Hawaii and California lies one of the world’s largest trash accumulations: the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This patch in the Pacific Ocean is estimated to …

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13 spooky, haunted homes across America

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Almost a third of Americans surveyed are willing to live with a friendly ghost, according to Realtor.com’s latest annual Halloween housing survey. In fact, 63% of …

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Snack hacks: Tips for getting kids to eat healthier foods

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As a parent, it can be difficult to get your kids to eat healthy foods, especially if they are picky eaters. It can be next-to-impossible to …

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Want to become financially independent? Here’s how

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Regardless of what state your finances are currently in or how your career has been progressing, true financial freedom is something that appeals to all of …

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Take a look at some of the most beautiful drone pics of all time

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If you’ve ever climbed a mountain or even just a tree, you know perspective can change the way many things look. We’ve found some of the …

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This amazing effort to clean up the ocean actually worked!

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Between Hawaii and California lies one of the world’s largest trash accumulations: the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This patch in the Pacific Ocean is estimated to consist …

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Quick & easy breakfast ideas for busy mornings

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Eating healthy is a priority for many of us, but sometimes life’s craziness can get in the way. Making meals out of whole and nutritious foods …

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13 spooky, haunted homes across America

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Almost a third of Americans surveyed are willing to live with a friendly ghost, according to Realtor.com’s latest annual Halloween housing survey. In fact, 63% of …

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This dad’s fake photos are adorable & a bit frightening

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Kenny Deuss of Antwerp, Belgium, is a regular guy. He takes regular photos of his kids, uses Photoshop to create images of said kids in questionable …

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This is the one chicken & waffle joint to visit in your state

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The concept of combining chicken and waffles has been around since the 1600s when  early versions of waffles were being topped with pulled chicken and gravy …

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You can live at NYC’s famous Plaza Hotel, but it will cost you

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With the holiday season right around the corner, our thoughts quickly jump to Christmas classics and the uplifting movies that start running on repeat this time of the …

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These companies turned 50 this year. Some may surprise you

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Disney World turned 50 this year and it seemed almost surprising that the world’s most famous theme park and resort wasn’t older. After all, Mickey Mouse …

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Why are there more hot dogs than buns in a package?

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While the age of immediate access to all available knowledge has stolen the mystique from many things in the world, the hot dog remains a mystery …

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Healthy & balanced ways to lower your medical expenses

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An epidemic in the U.S. is affecting increasing numbers of people, regardless of age, financial status, or career. As the cost of medical services rises, so …

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Want to spend almost nothing on food? Here’s how to cut costs dramatically

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Everything is expensive. Housing is almost out of reach, education puts us in massive debt, and even things we need like food and utilities are starting …

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The ultimate guide to long-term travel rentals

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Planning a vacation is expensive. Finding the perfect long-term vacation rental can stretch your vacation dollars further. Airbnb long-term travel accommodations provide a solution to the …

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The most popular Airbnb rentals in every Canadian province

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With Canadian borders opening up, it’s the perfect time to book your next adventure. You won’t have to worry about staying in these 11 cabins, condos, …

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Use your doorbell to create some spooky fun this Halloween

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With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to get ready for the scariest holiday of them all. Whether you do simple decorations or go all …

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I tested this simple meatball mix. Here’s how it went

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Meatballs are among my favorite foods … to make and to eat. I often use a recipe based on one I found years ago, from Michael White. …

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Coleslaw, cream cheese & bacon: Iconic US hot dogs

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Turns out people have strong opinions about hot dogs. If you’re from a city that’s known for its hot dogs, chances are you’re loyal to a …

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25 fall home projects to tackle this year

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If you own your own home, fall is an opportune time to get your house ready for the winter months ahead. Whether it’s as simple as ensuring …

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12 benefits of cryptocurrency in 2021

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Crypto is a relatively new asset class that began with the creation of the Bitcoin blockchain in 2009. The primary benefit of Bitcoin and most other …

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Spend a year in 70-degree weather with this road trip

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The perfect temperature: You know it when you feel it, and for most of us, it’s around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. If you’ve ever wanted the weather to …

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Impressive skills you should never leave off your resume

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Some companies receive thousands of applications for coveted positions, making writing an effective resume a critical step in any job search. The only way you will be …

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These cocktails are boozy versions of your favorite holiday pies

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There are tons of delicious dishes to enjoy this time of year, but we all know the real star of any holiday meal is dessert. For …

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Yes, you can get paid to sleep. Here’s how

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Today, there are tons of ways you can get paid for just about anything, including ways to get paid to sleep! Yes, you read that right. …

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5 great life lessons I learned from playing golf

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Golf has been a huge part of my life since I was five. When I first started golfing, it was just a pastime I enjoyed with my …

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Women’s sports: What to watch this weekend

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The USWNT is back in action for the second leg of the team’s fall international friendlies, while the W Series championship race comes down to the …

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EIDL reconsideration: Can you try again after being denied?

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  Editor’s note: At Lantern, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, we occasionally feature content that includes information about our …

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How to become a digital nomad: 25 things to consider

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The work-from-anywhere movement is here, and those who have embraced it even have a name: Digital nomads. Digital nomads, or those who combine remote work with a …

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Top activities in this gorgeous New York region

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The Finger Lakes is an area in northwestern New York filled with beauty and many things to do during any season. But there are especially appealing …

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Only Boomers & Gen-Xers will remember these Saturday morning shows

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Once upon a time, Saturday mornings were for more than just sleeping in. The ’70s were filled with classic programs like Wonder Woman, The Brady Bunch …

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22 tips for selling your home fast!

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Selling your home can be exhilarating, terrifying, stressful, and joyous — all at the same time. It can also be tremendously lucrative, especially in today’s hot …

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Here’s how screen time can negatively affect your health

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It’s back-to-school and back-to-work time. Many of us spend hours each day on our tablets, smart phones, and computers. But did you know it can affect …

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27 of the best air fryer recipes on the web

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The best air fryer recipes are those that work great every time with just a tiny adjustment to suit your own air fryer. And a collection …

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This 2-ingredient pizza dough is surprisingly delicious

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  Finding new recipes is so much easier than it was for our moms and grandmas. Instead of browsing endless pages from stacks of cookbooks, we …

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Want to put away $5K this year? Here’s how

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Do you want to save $5,000 this year? If so, look no further. In this article, I go over my 52-week money challenge that you can …